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  • Estes Rocket Engines
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    Lab Reflection and Analysis A. Background Rockets date back to the early 1200, where they were used in China. Warlords would experiment with gunpowder and arrows. The first rockets were actually made by they Chinese, they were 12 arrows placed in a funnel like basket and the end was lit. This primitive invention was named Rocket Propelled Fire arrows (David Harding, 1980). Although the real rocketry started in about 1250 and 100 years later RPGs (Rocket Propelled Grenades) were introduced to the...
  • Liquid Propellant Rocket
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    Space Propulsion RESEARCH I / II LARRY PECAN FINAL REPORT 9-27-98 INTRODUCTION The following is a research project on Space Vehicle Propulsion. It shall consist of four sections, each discussing specific topics. Section One lays out the basic ideas of rocketry. Section Two compares Rocket Propulsion Systems, and shows the basis for the comparison. It also shows how each specific Rocket System works and Section Three gives a description of how Space Propulsion has evolved and contains a conclusio...
  • Von Braun And His Team
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    Wernher Von Braun was the second of three sons born to Baron Magnus von Braun and Baroness Emmy von Quistorp. He was born on March 23, 1912 in Wir sitz, Posen. Wernher was always a visionary, and when he was ten years old he decided his goal in life would be to 'help turn the wheel of time. ' His interests led him to do many things in his early life including composing several pieces of music and recycling old automobile parts to build a new car. Because of spending so much of his time building ...
  • Solid Fuel Rocket Engines
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    One of the most amazing endeavors man has ever undertaken is the exploration of space. A big part of the amazement is the complexity. Space exploration is complicated because there are so many interesting problems to solve and obstacles to overcome. You have things like: The vacuum of space Heat management problems The difficulty of re-entry Orbital mechanics Micrometeorites and space debris Cosmic and solar radiation Restroom facilities in a weightless environment And so on... But the biggest p...
  • Earliest Solid Rocket Fuel
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    My research project will be titled "Chemical Rocket Fuels" and will explain the advantages and disadvantages of different types of rocket fuels. It will further explain each kind of fuel and will show their backgrounds and functions. The written project will explain the past of rocket fuels and their chemical makeup. The visual aid of my project will show what a rocket engine looks like and the chemical processes that the fuels go through. My visual will be a tri-fold presentation featuring pict...

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